So some of you have asked about the City of Stockton and attendance. Let me provide some facts and understanding about the city the Flames AHL team calls home.
The Stockton Heat put out the unwelcome mat last night as the defending Calder Cup champs, the Grand Rapids Griffins, made their only visit to California’s Central Valley this year.
It was Calgary Flames night in Stockton, as the Heat donned the Flamin’ C jerseys for last night’s bout with San Jose. But the results did not match the big club, as the Heat were doused by the Barracuda 6-4.
What a great win. And whew! So here are my takeaways from the game tonight.
Welcome to Stockton and your 2017 – 2018 Stockton Heat. Today we start the quest for the Calder Cup. We got a taste of it last year, bowing out in Game 5 against San Jose (the 2nd ranked team in the league last year) Gone are Linden Vey, Matt Frattin, Mike Angelidis, and Mikkel Aagaard,…